Hypothyroid 101: Long Fasts Like in Ramadan Cause Decreased Quality of life QOL and Abnormal TSH.
- Recent study or 64 fasting Muslims hypothyroid patients during Ramadan missed 1-2 doses of T4 during 26 day fast.
- TSH rose and QOL scores increased after the fast or Ramadan.
- Endocrine Practice 24(10) October 2018 p.882. Aisha Sheikh et al.